Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora: Volume 1: Synchronic Databases

Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora: Volume 1: Synchronic Databases

by J. Beal, K. Corrigan, H. Moisl
     
 
A range of electronic corpora is increasingly accessible via the WWW and CD-ROM. This development coincided with improved standards governing the collecting, encoding and archiving of such data. This book looks at developing similar standards for enriching and preserving unconventional data: dialects, child language and bilingual databases.

Overview

A range of electronic corpora is increasingly accessible via the WWW and CD-ROM. This development coincided with improved standards governing the collecting, encoding and archiving of such data. This book looks at developing similar standards for enriching and preserving unconventional data: dialects, child language and bilingual databases.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

'A unique collection of essays on corpus projects that are fundamentally different from the wide range of general reference corpora of standard English(es)' - Joybrato Mukherjee, English World-Wide

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403943668
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
06/27/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
245
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

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Meet the Author

JEAN ANDERSON is the Resource Development Officer for the School of English and Scottish Language and Literature at the University of Glasgow, UK
LIESELOTTE ANDERWALD is Assistant Professor of English Linguistics at Freiburg University, Germany
SJEF BARBIERS is Special Researcher at the Meertens Institute, Amsterdam and Professor of Variationist Linguistics at Utrecht University, The Netherlands
DAVE BEAVAN is Computing Manager for the Scottish Corpus of Texts and Speech at the University of Glasgow, UK
LEONIE CORNIPS is Senior Researcher of Syntax and Sociolinguistics and Head of Department at the Meertens Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
SUSAN DRAY is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster, UK
PENELOPE GARDNER-CHLOROS is a Lecturer in the School of Languages, Linguistics and Culture at Birkbeck, University of London, UK
ELIZABETH GORDON taught at the University of Canterbury from 1967 until she retired in 2003 as an Associate Professor. She is co-leader of the University of Canterbury research team on Origins of New Zealand English (ONZE), New Zealand
JENNIFER HAY is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Canterbury and is also a member of the ONZE Team, New Zealand
CHRISTIAN KAY is Honorary Professorial Research Fellow in English Language at the University of Glasgow, UK and Convener of Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd.
JEFFREY KALLEN is a Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Linguistics and Phonetics at Trinity College Dublin, Republic of Ireland
JOHN KIRK is a senior lecturer in English and Scottish Language at Queen's University Belfast, UK
JAN-PIETER KUNST works as a software developer at the Meertens Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
MARGARET MACLAGAN is a Senior Lecturer in Communication Disorders at the University of Canterbury. She is also a member of the ONZE research team, New Zealand
BRIAN MACWHINNEY Professor of Psychology and Modern Languages at Carnegie Mellon University, USA
MELISSA G. MOYER is Associate Professor of English Linguistics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
SHANA POPLACK, University of Ottawa, Canada
MARK SEBBA is Reader in Sociolinguistics and Language Contact in the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University, UK
SALI A. TAGLIAMONTE, University of Toronto, Canada
SUSANNE WAGNER is currently doing research on English in Newfoundland

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